Asian/Asian American Current Events

The below events are for any race/ethnicity/identity, with an emphasis on Asian or Asian-American issues.

Asian/Asian American Current Events

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Stanley Reads - 6

Saturday, December 5, 2020 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing (2016) Sonny (pp. 242–262) Marjorie (pp. 263–282) Marcus (pp. 283–299) Stanley Reads is hosted by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement and presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. Register for Stanley Reads at Once registered, you will receive invitations to all Stanley Reads events. Registration will cut off at noon the Friday preceding each event. Stanley Reads puts the museum’s…

SHPEP Info Session (Summer Health Professions Education Program)

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 6:00pm to 7:00pm

The University of Iowa Health Sciences Colleges are pleased to offer a FREE enriching six-week experience with SHPEP. The Health Sciences Colleges include the Carver College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, and College of Public Health. We strongly believe in the value of exposing students from underrepresented backgrounds to the possibility of pursuing health fields and supporting their goals in accomplishing that dream to help improve the health of society at large. …

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Obermann Around the Table: A View of Bilingual Education in Iowa

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:00pm

The Obermann Center for Advanced Studies has launched a new series called Obermann Around the Table--in honor of much missed in-person conversations in our library. Our hope is that the series will provide a welcoming, nonjudgmental space in which colleagues, neighbors, and new friends can address difficult subjects that impact our communities and reflect on ways to move toward more just and generous communities. We hope you'll come to listen and learn and stay to share your thoughts and…